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Community Happenings

A list of events offered by other groups that support a local food system, healthy environment and community.

Take a look at some of the exciting events offered by other groups in the region.

Tap into an amazing network of people supporting local food systems, a healthy environment and community.

Harvest Against Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates

WHO: Rotary First Harvest

WHAT: Interested in agriculture, food justice, or food waste? Want to make a difference serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and increase the healthy food accessible to food insecure populations? Serve with Rotary First Harvests Harvest Against Hunger (HAH) program to reduce food waste while alleviating hunger. Since 2009, HAH has placed over 115 AmeriCorps VISTA members with 45 host site organizations, to engage with over 25,000 volunteers, and recover over 5 million pounds of fresh healthy produce for families in need across the country.

WHEN: June 11- August 18, 2018

WHERE: 12 sites across the state of Washington: Maple Valley, Whidbey Island, Everett, Leavenworth, Olympia, Colville, Spokane, Walla Walla, Port Angeles, Mt, Vernon, Puyallup, and Seattle!

COST: Earn a biweekly living allowance of $472.22 (based on the rate of poverty in the community). Upon completion of service term, earn an Education Award of $1,252! 

MORE INFO:  In order to apply for this position, you must fill out an application on the AmeriCorps portal: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista/joinamericorpsvista then apply for the above service opportunity. We prioritize local candidates (WA state residents) and early applicants; please apply before May 15. Additional program information can be found on our website: https://www.firstharvest.org/hah-vista-summer-associates/ 

Please direct any questions to Daniel Pologe, at daniel@firstharvest.org, or by calling 206.686.1480.

2018 Redmond Garden Club Plant Sale

WHEN: Sat., May 12

WHERE: 17817 NE 131 St, Redmond WA 98052

MORE INFO: Find more info on Redmond Garden Club's Facebook page

21 Acres Farm Camps 

WHAT: 21 Acres Farm Camps are 1 or 2 week long camps for kids ages 4-6, 8-11, 7-12, and 13-16. Campers learn about a variety of things including: farm management, sustainable farming practices, gardening, and local food. Kids love playing games in 21 Acres' farm meadow, cooking with farm fresh food,w and interacting with farm animals. This season we have 7 awesome camp themes: Farm Life Safari, Farm by Design, Garden Master Chefs, Minds Crafting Your Garden, Farmland Explorers, and Pizza Organica!

WHEN: We're offering two spring break camps in April and 9 summer camps from late June to early August. Camps are 1 or 2 weeks in length.

WHERE: 21 Acres Farm at 13701 NE. 171st St. Woodinville, WA 98072

COST: Camp fees range from $200-$580, depending on the type and length of the camp. 

MORE INFO: For more info http://21acres.org, email krystalw@21acres.org or call 425-481-1500. 

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